WebStores 2000 error.asp cross-site scripting

webstores-error-xss (15254) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


WebStores 2000 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could embed malicious JavaScript in the Message_id variable in a specially-crafted URL request to the error.asp script, which would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site, once the link is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 13, 2008.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Feb 18 2004 - 07:49:10 CST : WebCortex Webstores2000 version 6.0 multiple security vulnerabilities.
  • BID-9693: WebCortex WebStores2000 Error.ASP Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0305: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in error.asp in WebCortex WebStores 2000 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script as other users and steal session IDs via the Message_id parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 3994: Webstores 2000 error.asp XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • WebCortex WebStores 2000 enterprise 6.0


Feb 18, 2004

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